SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — White River Valley scored in each half to top Springfield 2-0 in boys soccer action on Friday.

The Wildcats get over the .500 mark at 7-6 and the Cosmos fall to 4-8.

Twin Valley 5, Windsor 1

WINDSOR, Vt. — Jack and Colin McHale each scored a pair of goals as Twin Valley topped Windsor 5-1 Friday.

Finn Fischer also scored for the Wildcats as they improve to 9-2-1. They host Springfield on Tuesday.

Eli Milligan scored for the 4-7-1 Yellow Jackets on a penalty kick.

Conant 2, Fall Mountain 1

LANGDON — The Fall Mountain Wildcats dropped an early lead to Conant in boys soccer Friday night.

FM took an early lead when Elijah Gould scored. The FM defense held until just before the end of the half when Conant scored to level the game.

Both teams battled back and forth but with 11 minutes remaining in the game, Conant scored again and was able to hold off FM for a 2-1 victory.

FM drops to 5-9 and will challenge Stevens for the Bernard Cup under the lights at Monadnock Park at 7 p.m. on Oct. 15.

FOOTBALL

Bellows Falls 42, North Country 21

NEWPORT, Vt. — North Country Union was flirting with a Division II football upset, leading Bellows Falls 14-13 at halftime, but Jeb Monier’s 55-yard touchdown run gave Bellows Falls a 20-14 lead and the Terriers were on their way to a 42-21 victory over the Falcons.

McGregor Vancor’s 40-yard TD run gave BF a 13-7 lead before the Falcons grabbed the lead. The Falcons tried to go into halftime with a four-point advantage but missed a field goal attempt.

A 9-yard touchdown run by Jed Lober extended the Terriers’ lead to 27-14.

The Falcons closed to 27-21 but a 5-yard scoring jaunt by Lober hiked BF’s lead to 34-21 with 7:44 remaining.

Lober tacked on yet another rushing TD, this time from 6 yards out. The PAT was blocked but the Terriers had an insurmountable 40-21 lead.

In other action under the Friday night football lights, it was Essex 27, Mount Mansfield 18, Colchester ended a four-game losing streak by whipping South Burlington/Burlington 35-7, Spaulding scored with 1:10 remaining to edge Milton 20-14, Brattleboro rolled past Fair Haven 41-7 to stay unbeaten through seven games and Springfield breezed to a 44-6 win over Woodstock to go to 5-2 and set up a pivotal Division III game between the Cosmos and Poultney in Poultney on Oct. 19.

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